Trend in eighth-grade NAEP reading achievement-level performance, by race/ethnicity
- The percentages of White, Black, and Hispanic students scoring at or above Basic were higher in 2007 than in 1992 and 2005.
- The percentages of White and Black students scoring at or above Proficient were higher in 2007 than in 1992.
‡ Reporting standards not met.
# Rounds to zero.
* Significantly different (p < .05) from 2007.
NOTE: Sample sizes were insufficient to permit reliable estimates for American Indian/Alaska Native students in 1992 and 1998. Black includes African American, Hispanic includes Latino, Pacific Islander includes Native Hawaiian, and American Indian includes Alaska Native. Race categories exclude Hispanic origin. View complete data with standard errors.